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TiberiusX
09-22-2013, 10:41 PM
I am running an ASUS RT-AC66R router with my G750JW. When my wireless first connects my wifi status shows 866.5Mbps connection but within 20 seconds the speed drops to 585 and stays there. I had a G75VX that would do the same thing...Best Buy replaced the wireless card twice and Asus could not figure it out so they issued me an RMA. Best Buy has refunded my G75VX so now I have a G750JW but still the drop from 866 initially to 585. Here's the thing...I also have a G73 and G74 (running Win 7) that when using my Netgear A6200 AC usb adapter, they connect and maintain at 866.5 with no problems. I have also tried using the A620 adapter with the G75 and G750 but still have the same problem and just got off the phone with ASUS tech support. We spent over an hour troubleshooting and my case has been escalated. Is there a problem with Windows 8 that is conflicting with my AC connection? Can anyone connect at a stable 866.5? I loved the G75 and my new G750 is even better but the wireless AC is one of the big reasons I decided to upgrade now so If I can't get my old 866 speed I may have to return and wait. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

hmscott
09-23-2013, 01:12 AM
I am running an ASUS RT-AC66R router with my G750JW. When my wireless first connects my wifi status shows 866.5Mbps connection but within 20 seconds the speed drops to 585 and stays there... Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

TIberius, a couple of thoughts.

I was running the RT-AC66U with my G750JW + an Asus USB-AC56, and I was seeing stable full 802.11ac speed connections. Loved it, but wanted an internal Micro PCIE card so I didn't need to run a USB dongle to get 802.11ac - couldn't find one at the time.

Then I heard the RT-AC68U announced, so I took my just purchased RT-AC66U/USB-AC56 back. And, I am waiting for the RT-AC68U, and a compatible MicroPCIE card - if the G750JX 802.11ac isn't compatible :)

Since then I have been running a Dlink DIR-655 on 2.4ghz and a Netgear WNDR3700 on 5Ghz, getting a full 60Mbps through Comcast - max throughput on their 50mbps data plan.

You might want to try the RT-AC68U before giving up on the G750 built-in MicroPCIE card.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320174&Tpk=RT-AC68U

If you still have compatibility problems with the MicroPCIE Wifi/BT card that came with the G750 you could look for a replacement MicroPCIE card that is compatible. Those add-in cards are pretty cheap.

The G750 is such a great laptop, I would hate to give it up just because the bundled Wifi MicroPCIE card isn't the best.

TiberiusX
09-23-2013, 02:41 AM
Thanks for the input, I'll definately look into it. Would hate to take the G750 back and I really want to find a solution.